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Los Altos resident explores dark side of SV family life in film 'The Valley'


Los Altos resident Saila Kariat took a hard look around her, sensing that something was wrong under the layer of innovation and affluence that has defined Silicon Valley.

“In the past, both career and a happy family and social atmosphere were measures of the quality of a person’s life,” she said. “We live in an age where the barometers of success are money, achievement, power or fame – family and relationships take a back seat.”

Morning Forum speaker shines light on U.S.-China relations


A foreign policy expert shared her assessment of “United States Relations with Asia in the Age of Donald Trump” at the Morning Forum of Los Altos Feb. 7.

Anja Manuel, who earned a law degree from Harvard University, was for several years a U.S. State Department official negotiating with Delhi and Beijing. She is co-founder and partner in RiceHadleyGates LLC, a strategic consulting firm, with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, former National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley and former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. She is a lecturer in Stanford’s International Policy Studies Program, where she designed and teaches a course on U.S. foreign policy in Asia.

'Pre-History of the iPhone' talk set for March 2 in Mtn. View

The Computer History Museum’s latest presentation, “Computing in Your Pocket: The Pre-History of the iPhone in Silicon Valley,” is scheduled 7 p.m. March 2 at the museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

The panel discussion, moderated by Computer History Museum historian John Markoff, will focus on the race to design more personalized, handheld computers.

At the Library

The following free events are scheduled at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road. For more information, call 948-7683 or visit sccl.org/losaltos.

Save the Date

March 23

Microsoft/KCI Innovation Award 2017, 5:30 p.m. at Microsoft SVC Building 1, 1065 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Information: krauseinnovationcenter.org.

March 26

Community Briefs

San Antonio Hills holds annual meeting

San Antonio Hills Inc., the homeowners’ association serving the unincorporated areas of Los Altos and Los Altos Hills, has scheduled its annual meeting and celebration of its 70th year of incorporation 7:30 p.m. today at Los Altos Golf & Country Club, 1560 Country Club Drive.

San Antonio Hills, which serves approximately 950 residential parcels, was established in 1941 and incorporated in 1947.

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